The first annual MWI INTERNATIONAL DRUM FESTIVAL

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We’re pleased to announce:
The first annual MWI INTERNATIONAL DRUM FESTIVAL

When: September 22, 2012 (10:00AM to 8:00PM)
Where: Metalworks Institute 3611 Mavis Rd Mississauga ON.
Cost: ABSOLUTELY FREE!

An all day event featuring full drum clinics by:
Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree)
Chris Sutherland (Kim Mitchell, Doc Walker, Metalworks Institute Faculty)
Dave Patel (Sixteen Different Minds, Kellylee Evans, Ian Crichton, Metalworks Institute Faculty)
Chris Lesso (Modus Factor, Wild T and the Spirit, Metalworks Institute Faculty)
Craig Hunter (Philosopher Kings, Metalworks Institute Faculty)
Altaf “Bwana Moto” Vellani (Jane Bunnett, Hamid Baroudi, Dr.John)

Also Featuring:

» Drum Recording Workshops in the legendary Metalworks Studios with Producer /Engineer Alf Annibalini (Nelly Furtado, The Tea Party, The Trews, Our Lady Peace, Blue Rodeo, Amanda Marshall, Big Sugar, Saukrates, Leanne Rimes, I Mother Earth)
» Rudimental Master Classes with special guests to be announced soon.
» Interactive Product Displays with company reps on hand.
» Meet & Greet Autograph sessions with artists and a special “Legends” Autograph session
» Live interviews and Q&A with Industry experts to be announced soon.
» Loads of Prizes & Giveaways

MWI International Drum Festival 2012 Schedule (times subject to change):
TO RSVP, PLEASE EMAIL rsvp@metalworksinstitute.com with your name, the events you plan to attend, and the number of guests you to plan to bring. Please note that space is limited and some events may sell out, so please don’t wait to reserve your spot!

10:00am – Doors Open – tour the facilities including the legendary Metalworks Studios

11:00am -11:30am Scott Atkins Clinic: Rudiments to Drum Set
(South Auditorium)

11:45am -12:15pm Altaf “Bwana Moto” Vellani Clinic: African Percussion and Drum Set (North Auditorium)

11:45am -12:45pm Craig Hunter & Alf Annibalini Clinic: Recording Drums
(Metalworks Studio 6)

1:00pm – 2:00pm Chris Lesso Clinic: Rhythm in Motion
(South Auditorium)

2:15pm – 3:15pm Craig Hunter & Alf Annibalini Clinic: Recording Drums
(Metalworks Studio 6)

2:15pm – 2:45pm Altaf “Bwana Moto” Vellani Clinic: African Percussion and Drum Set
(North Auditorium)

2:00pm-3:15pm Nathan McLaren Clinic: Roland Electronic Drums
(South Auditorium)

3:30pm-4:30pm Dave Patel Clinic: Odd Stuff
(South Auditorium)

5:00pm-6:00pm Chris Sutherland Clinic: Real Life Drums
(South Auditorium)

6:15pm-6:30pm Honorary Presentation to Jim Blackley
(South Auditorium)

6:30pm-8pm Gavin Harrison Clinic
(South Auditorium)

Featuring:
» Product displays and specials with company reps on hand.
» Autograph sessions with artists and a special “Legends” Autograph session
» Live interviews and Q&A with Industry experts to be announced soon.
» Prizes & Giveaways

Presented by Sonor, Zildjian, Sabian, Sennheiser, Neumann, Roland, Vic Firth, Remo, Evans, Pro-Mark, Gretsch, LP Percussion, Gon Bops and Yamaha.


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